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the price. an energy expert says companies gaming the system is not the problem. >> the problem is we use a blend of gasoline that's not used anywhere else in the country. as a result, when we get into a supply problem, we can't import gasoline that's used in other parts of the country to smooth out that shortage. >> while the governor's order is not a long-term answer, it could provide temporary relief. if you want to save yourself some cash, we're here to help you. go to cbssf.com/gas. enter your zip code and you can find the cheapest gas in your neighborhood. >>> both sides in the measure d campaign holding news conferences in san jose. it would raise the minimum wage in the city to 10 bucks an hour. chamber of commerce releasing a study that says the measure would cost jobs. >> those members who said they pay a minimum wage, 67% of them said they would cut employee hours and 43% said they would lay off workers. >> they are going to put forward one study that says minimum wage doesn't work and there are 20 well researched thoughtful studies that explain exactly why it's good for the pe
controversy at a high school out in illinois. four students suspended for consuming so-called energy mints, and their families are not at all happy. we'll talk to two of those students exclusively in a moment, but first nbc's kevin tibbles has their story. kevin, good morning. >> reporter: hey, matt. well, the students from the pekin high school here in illinois say the suspensions will likely affect their grade and future education, and they say the mints they ate are perfectly legal. it all started when 17-year-old jake walker took these to school. >> i don't feel that i should lose my education over a little mint. >> reporter: they are caffein-in mints, perfectly legal, but to some school officials in pekin illinois they looked like drugs. jake and three of his friends were suspended for eating the mints during lunch. >> this is 2012, and caffein is caffein. i drink soda. jake drinks soda. i didn't see anything wrong with a caffein pill. >> reporter: school officials issued this statement. pekin community high school approaches consumption of mood-altering substances very seriously give
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,000 in attendance. they say he was inspiring and motivated them to keep the energy up ahead of the election. >> it was amazing. the crowd was so excited to have him here. i think it was really great to have him come to san francisco to the bay area and he nflt connected with everyone in the auditorium. >> he was extremely enthusiastic. he wowed the crowd up. extremely good eloquent words. i've never heard somebody speak so great. to hear that is once in a lifetime. >> he was saying in there that people were saying he had to be harder and he was saying that the debate the other night was really fun to sell something. he is not trying to sell anything. he is trying to keep the country moving. it takes time. we didn't get in trouble in four years. we got in trouble in 12 years. >> reporter: security around the bill graham stadium was tight and those who did tan the concert did d a bit of walking to get. there there are also road closures and traffic was congested as drivers tried to find alternate routes. california highway patrol and san francisco police did work with the secret service and w
sales tax holiday on energy efficient products. the items must be $2,500 or less and certified as being energy efficient. we'll be right back. gecko (clearing throat) thank you, mr. speaker, uh, members of congress. in celebration of over 75 years of our government employees insurance company, or geico...as most of you know it. ...i propose savings for everyone! i'm talking hundreds here... and furthermore.. newcaster: breaking news. the gecko is demanding free pudding. and political parties that are actual parties! with cake! and presents! ah, that was good. too bad nobody could hear me. geico. fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent or more on car insurance. i"i'm not in favor of a a$5 trillion tax cut. that's not my plan." mitchell: "the nonpartisan tax policy center concluded that mitt romney's tax plan would cost $4.8 trillion over 10 years." vo: why won't romney level with us about his tax plan, which gives the wealthy huge new tax breaks? because according to experts, he'd have to raise taxes on the middle class - or increase the deficit to pay for it. if we can't trust hi
. but you see the core of that low is sliding south and a lot of energy going to fall apart as it approaches the coastline. nonetheless, still a slight chance of showers out there. a lot of clouds over the bay right now. the temperatures a little cool in spots. into the 40s into san jose, 50s elsewhere. i think toward the afternoon partly cloudy for most of the bay area. but these temperatures running cooler than average as we're usually near 80 degrees into the afternoon. today a good 6 to 9 degrees below average about 70 in santa rosa. 71 san jose. and about 64 degrees slight chance of a few showers even into san francisco. more on the seven-day forecast coming up. right now let's check the roads with elizabeth. >> thanks. we have some gridlock along the peninsula. if you are traveling northbound 101, near sfo, near san francisco airport, we have some late running roadwork paving work that was scheduled to wrap up quicker but yeah, they are still out there blocking lanes up to three lanes so you can see speed sensors, these are live drive-time sensors, 10 miles per hour. at last check they
tell us that the energy on their side took a little longer to develop, but they think they've got it now, while republicans are trying to run up as many votes as they cannot only to win the county but to offset where the president is stronger in other parts of the state. willie, voters we met are just anxious to see this over. willie? >> kelly o'donnell, thanks so much. it is amazing, a small pocket of voters, not just in the state of ohio but also florida, colorado will decide who will become the next president of the united states. kelly, thanks so much. here is savannah. >>> heavyweights jon stewart and bill o'reilly have a lot to say about the election. over the weekend they squared off in an online debate. >> reporter: organizers called it the rumble in the air conditioned auditorium. for 90 minutes, jon stewart and bill o'reilly traded jabs over the serious, substantive, much of the night was spent on silliness. in one corner, comedy central's disputed, albeit vertically challenged jon stewart. >> the altitude is rough there. >> reporter: the face of fox news took on some pr
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